Holidays You Never Knew Existed: National Tongue Twister Day

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We will not blame you if haven’t celebrated this holiday before. Afterall, if you are reading this article there is a good chance you never even knew it existed! However, according to, National Tongue Twister Day does, in fact, take place on Nov. 8, 2017. So, in the spirit of goofiness and good times, here are 10 cooky tongue twisters we found that are a perfect way to commemorate this particular wacky holiday. We bet you cannot say them five times, fast!

Holidays You Never Knew Existed: Tongue Twister Day

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  1. “Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.”
  2.  “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.” (Considered one of the most difficult tongue twisters by the Guinness Book of World Records)
  3. “I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.”
  4. “Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed Shilly-shallied south. These sheep shouldn’t sleep in a shack; Sheep should sleep in a shed.”
  5. “Nine nimble noblemen nibbling nuts.”
  6. “Pad kid poured curd pulled cold” (Developed by researchers from MIT, considered extremely difficult)
  7. “How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?”
  8. “Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.”
  9. “If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.”
  10. “There was a fisherman named Fisher who fished for some fish in a fissure.
    Till a fish with a grin, pulled the fisherman in. Now they’re fishing the fissure for Fisher.”

Remember, if at first, you don’t succeed, try again! However, remember these tongue twisters are meant for a laugh, so share them with family and friends and enjoy a few moments of good, old-fashioned fun.

References: Tongue Twisters 1-5 – Smart Words, 6 – Doggo News, 7-9 – Little Things, 10 – English Tongue Twisters